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Apparently, during this time of staying at home, a lot of people have been making baked goods, especially bread. Look on any neighborhood website and you’ll see loads of cookies and homemade bread for sale. My family decided that we would attempt some bread-making, too. We settled on homemade sourdough. The Process The trick to making this bread is concocting something...
Magis is a latin phrase that translates "more, better, and fuller". The term magis associates itself with Saint Ignatius' philosophy "For the Greater Glory of God", and Ignatius used the term magis to tell Christians how to grow closer to God. The Senior MAGIS Award at Jesuit goes to students who excel in sports, academics, and other activities. These students go...
Jesuits refer to many important Latin phrases and acronyms to remind them of their duties  throughout their lives. Ad Mejoram De Gloriam. Cura Personalis. MAGIS. Men for Others. They all call Jesuits back to their primary obligation: The Lord. However, few stand out more than the phrase "ad astra." Ad Astra is a Latin phrase meaning "to the stars," and the Ad Astra Award...
Religious. One of the six pillars of the Jesuit Graduate. Faith serves as a significant part of Jesuit students' lives, as it intertwines with everything from sports to education. Even though we are more separated than ever, Jesuit Campus Ministry has been continuing on activities to maintain a strong faith. For example, the team provides daily prayers and examens...
Extraction, Netflix's latest action film starring Chris Hemsworth, written by the Russo brothers of Marvel Fame, and veteran stunt coordinator Sam Hargrave's directorial debut. Does Extraction succeed in what Netflix wanted with mid-budget action flick? For the most part, yes, Extraction is another movie under Netflix's belt that proves they can compete with larger studios like Disney and Universal when it...
It’s a bittersweet May 15, 2020. My academic career at Jesuit has come to a close, barring AP exams next week. And now, planning end-of-the-year banquets and writing this article, my extracurricular career has begun to expire as well. This isn’t my last goodbye to the community, nor my last word as Editor of The Roundup, but it’s a...
Coming off a historic season going four rounds deep into the Texas 6A UIL Playoffs, Jesuit Football hoped to repeat what they did last season. Unfortunately, because of the Coronavirus pandemic, Jesuit Football's momentum was halted. Losing their spring football season and their ways to workout as a team in the process, or so we thought. However, the team continues...
Sweat drips onto the computer screen. The player anxiously awaits his opponent's next move. He hopes to be crowned the "COVID-19 Fundraiser Chess tournament" champion. The chess tournament was a massive success. Not only was it really competitive but more importantly, Jesuit students were able to raise $687. This was enough to prepare 1,800 meals for families. I was also a...

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